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Author: Joseph Conrad

Book: Heart of Darkness

Year: 1899

Quote: “I don’t like work – no man does – but I like what is in the work – the chance to find yourself. Your own reality – for yourself not for others — what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means.”

Book Quote #11

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Author: Jules Verne

Book: Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Year: 1871

Quote: “As long as the heart beats, as long as body and soul keep together, I cannot admit that any creature endowed with a will has need to despair of life.”

Book Quote #10

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Author: George Bernard Shaw

Book: Man and Superman

Year: 1903

Quote: “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

Book Quote #9

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Author: Stephen King

Book: Different Seasons

Year: 1982

Quote: “Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.”

Book Quote #7

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Author: William Faulkner

Book: The Sound and the Fury

Year: 1929

Quote: “Clocks slay time … time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.”

Book Quote #5

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Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Book: The Scarlet Letter

Year: 1850

Quote: “No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.”

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